Pakistan Legendary cricketer Javed Miandad inducted into the PCB Hall of fame
Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad was formally inducted into the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Hall of fame while PCB chief executive Faisal Hasnain presented him with a commemorative cap and plaque.
Former Pakistan legend player Javed Miandad on Saturday was formally taken in into the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Hall of fame. PCB Chief executive Faisal Hasnain presented him with a commemorative cap and plaque.
Miandad presented the Pakistan team from 1975-1996, gathered 16,213 runs in an international career with 31 centuries. Legend player is considered as one of the two men’s cricketers who has played in six different ODI World Cups. He said he felt honored after being inducted into the PCB’s Hall of fame.
“I feel humbled and honored to have been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. It is appropriate that these inductions are taking place when an international cricketer is at the helm of Pakistan cricket affairs as he understands better than anyone else the hard work and sacrifices a cricketer makes to reach the top pedestal,”Miandad said in a statement released by the PCB.
“Every time I stepped onto the field of play, I wanted to contribute to my team and country through my performance. To make this happen, I developed my training and preparation plans using innovative methods visualizing the oppositions and conditions I would encounter. I am delighted my efforts produced good results and I was able to serve my team and country with performances that made us a proud cricketing nation,”he added.
“One thing I did with great success throughout my career was to quickly forget my previous performance and switch focus towards the next challenge. Of course, I took learnings from the previous game into the next match and tried to improve, but I didn’t dwell on what I had achieved in the past matches.
“I was fortunate to always have had excellent and outstanding contemporaries who supported and encouraged me and I want to especially thank the people of Pakistan for their overwhelming support and love till date. This always remained my inspiration and motivation in the pursuit for excellence,”Miandad signed off.
“On behalf of the Pakistan Cricket Board, I want to congratulate Javed Miandad on his induction into the PCB Hall of Fame. This small gesture is a reward and recognition of his immense services towards Pakistan cricket and for providing unprecedented happiness to cricket fans all over the world,”says Faisal Hasnain.
“Whenever Javed Miandad batted, nothing seemed impossible. For his never-say-die approach, Miandad has left an everlasting impression on his fans and opponents who respect, admire and credit him for the way he constructed his career and played with dignity, pride, and consistent performance.”